Posted August 20, 2019

Industrial Scientific names new GM

Industrial Scientific announced that Parker Burke has joined the company as senior vice president and general manager.

Parker BurkeBurke will be responsible for leading Industrial Scientific’s global gas detection and iNet businesses.

Burke worked most recently as vice president and general manager at Anderson-Negele, a Fortive operating company based in Fultonville, New York, that provides hygienic instrumentation solutions and services for processors of food, beverage, and life sciences products. Prior to leading Anderson-Negele, Burke was with Gilbarco Veeder-Root, where he held leadership positions in marketing, product management, and operations.

“Parker delivers impressive results, but even more impressive are his humility, thoughtful approach to leadership, and service to others,” said Justin McElhattan, president of Industrial Scientific. “We are pleased to welcome him to the company and look forward to his leadership.”

Burke holds a Bachelor of Science degree in systems engineering from the United States Naval Academy. Following graduation, he served as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps for over six years. He also holds a Master of Business Administration from the Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management.

Industrial Scientific provides gas detection products, services and software to keep workers safe in hazardous environments.